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Toon seek vital victory in relegation battle as Lage’s men watch Europe – kick-off time, TV channel and how to follow


Newcastle and Wolves face off tonight in an important clash in their two seasons.

The Toon are still battling to secure their Premier League status for the next term.

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Howe’s Newcastle take on Wolves tonight in an important clash in their two seasons

It looked like Eddie Howe’s men had turned a corner, but three straight defeats put them back in the relegation fight.

The Magpies were hammered 5-1 at Tottenham last time out and are due to respond at home tonight.

Wolves, meanwhile, still have high hopes of winning European football next season.

Bruno Lage’s side are two points behind Manchester United and West Ham and just five behind fourth-placed Spurs.

Newcastle v Wolves: Kick-off date and time

This Premier League clash is scheduled for Friday, April 8.

It takes place at St. James’ Park and kicks off at 8 p.m.

Wolves beat Newcastle 2-1 in the reverse fixture in October as Hwang Hee-chan netted twice.

Newcastle v Wolves: TV Channel and Live Stream

This game will be shown on Sky Sports Premier League only and their coverage will start at 7pm.

Sky Sports customers can stream this live through the app using their mobile devices, tablets or computers.

Alternatively, you can buy a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99.

Updates will also be live on talkSPORT throughout the evening while talkSPORT.com will host a live blog.

To tune into talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2, click HERE for the live stream.

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Toon seek vital victory in relegation battle as Lage’s men watch Europe – kick-off time, TV channel and how to follow

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Lage’s Wolves beat Newcastle 2-1 in October’s reverse fixture

Newcastle v Wolves: Team News

Newcastle will be able to welcome back Miguel Almiron after missing out on defeat at Tottenham after testing positive for Covid.

The Toon faces a late call from Joe Willock as he tries to deal with an ongoing knee injury.

Federico Fernandez could return after being out since December with a series of injuries. Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson remain absent.

Wolves have no new worries to deal with.

They will be without Raul Jimenez as he serves game two of a two-match ban.

Ruben Neves and Ki-Jana Hoever remain their only long-term injury absentees.

Toon seek vital victory in relegation battle as Lage’s men watch Europe – kick-off time, TV channel and how to follow

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Tottenham beat Newcastle 5-1 at the weekend

Newcastle v Wolves: What was said?

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe: “I embrace winning and I love that positive feeling, and I want to see other people happy, I want to see our supporters experience success. That’s my motivation to do the job.

“But I don’t think it’s healthy for me to get caught up in it and become a person of extreme emotion, I don’t think it’s going to help my players at all, so keep calm, use my brain to think logically and intelligently, I think, are the things I need.

“When we went on our unbeaten run I was the same, probably sitting here and you’re thinking, ‘Come on, give us some more’. But on the other side, I’m exactly the same.

“That doesn’t mean I don’t feel the emotion because I feel it. Losing for me is very painful, but it’s important that I don’t get caught up in it because I have another match to prepare for, so I make sure I do my job effectively to help the players perform well in the next match. . ”

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